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January 1, 2009 10:31 AM   Subscribe

Leah Evans is a textile artist who maps imaginary worlds in her quilts.
posted by grapefruitmoon (14 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite

 
Wow, great stuff.
posted by jayder at 10:40 AM on January 1, 2009


oh nice! i like the night one best.
posted by fuzzypantalones at 10:48 AM on January 1, 2009


I like how she adds the element of fiction to the maps...
posted by jon_hansen at 11:33 AM on January 1, 2009


Very interesting, grapefruitmoon. Thanks for sharing.
posted by hwickline at 11:37 AM on January 1, 2009


Beautiful.
posted by doift at 12:28 PM on January 1, 2009


Those are great!
posted by nickyskye at 12:42 PM on January 1, 2009


I like "Development". Thanks for the link!
posted by shaun uh at 4:21 PM on January 1, 2009


Hell yeah. Thanks!
posted by nebulawindphone at 5:18 PM on January 1, 2009


Oh my! I love how she's quilted the water parts like she's indicating the depth. Thanks for this!
posted by bewilderbeast at 5:50 PM on January 1, 2009


Very cool. I'm particularly enamored of "Pivotal Irrigation."
posted by weebil at 8:40 PM on January 1, 2009


Wow, that's impressive. I've been sitting here making door snakes; which really is about the simplest thing in the entire world to sew, and I'm totally blown away by people that do things like that with a sewing machine. So cool.
posted by dejah420 at 9:31 PM on January 1, 2009


Aw, man. I entered the links with glee thinking that the quilts would map Narnia or Middle Earth or something.

Still, v. cool art.
posted by pineapple at 7:22 AM on January 2, 2009


I'm actually looking for a quilt to replace a worn out one. But when I went to the "shop" list, there was only nick-nacks and stuff. Does she sell her creations?
posted by telstar at 7:19 PM on January 2, 2009


I love the estuary one!!
posted by arnicae at 12:15 AM on January 4, 2009


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